By Marni Appleton
The short story’s brevity and its ability to focus on a single moment make it an ideal form through which to explore the negotiation of affective tensions and the slow, flat feelings that shape the experience of neoliberal femininity.
Continue reading “Feelings and (Post)Feminism in Contemporary Women’s Short Stories”
By Laura-Amalia Oulanne
A fictional umbrella, doll, or tombstone can engage readers as lived bodies with a lifetime of experience interacting with the material world of things. Continue reading “Intriguing and Indifferent Things on the Page”
By Laura Gallon
The short story is an international form with various traditions and migrant authors are at the forefront of the current ‘short story revival’
Continue reading “Uncovering and Recentring the Migrant Short Story”
By Lisa Feklistova
Consider the witch. Why did she frighten Europeans, once upon a time?
Continue reading “Tales of (Dis)connection”
By Elke D’hoker
While early reviews routinely likened her work to that of Henry James, by 1923, Mayne was called ““the only short-story writer capable of succeeding Katherine Mansfield”
Continue reading “In Quest of Forgotten Yellow Book Writer Ethel Colburn Mayne”
By Ailsa Cox
Some one said to me the other day, ‘I don’t get Alice Munro.’ It’s okay, I told her. Continue reading “Alice Munro in the Classroom”